subtense

lovingly handcrafted websites since '99

Over the past 12 years, James Wilson has lovingly handcrafted all things digital; from websites, microsites, intranets, content management & ecommerce systems; to apps, games, widgets, viral ad campaigns and multimedia presentations; for clients both large & small, corporate & boutique.

If your business needs quality craftsmanship . . .

james@subtense.com

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Yes Master

Yes Master

Yes Master could almost be called Haute Couture lingerie with hand made sewn pieces using the finest silks and hand applied trims.

Design & development of Yes Master's online presence & shop, one of the most progressive and stylish lingerie brands in the UK.

A MODA project.

MODA

MODA Commerce

Co-founder of MODA Commerce, a digital agency founded specifically to cater for the needs of the fashion industry.

We bring the latest trend and retail knowhow to the fields of digital communications and ecommerce.

The Designer Lookbook

The Designer Lookbook

Design & development of the invite-only site; giving you access to the best emerging talent in the fashion industry.

A MODA project.

Cuyana

Cuyana

Development of the socially responsible e-bazaar that fuses fashion with local craftsmanship. Collections are inspired by particular international destinations discovered during travels around the globe.

Collect. Love. Give.

A MODA project.

Laark

Laark

Design & development of the designer knitwear ecommerce site.

Driven by a passion for on-trend fashion that doesn't compromise on quality, Laark's unmistakeable styling gives a personal edge to every woman's wardrobe.

A MODA project.

MODA

MODA F-Commerce

From March 2011 MODA is offering clients a bespoke Facebook commerce platform service.

Take exclusive ranges, sample sales & brand insights directly to 500m users.

Mary Portas

Mary Portas

Working in partnership with Yellowdoor, a complete site overhaul, design & development.

New Year. New Series. New Website.

A MODA project.

The Red Nose Makeover Takeover

The Red Nose Makeover Takeover

Put your face in the frame and turn your Facebook profile pic into a Red Nose Day masterpiece.

Facebook app UI development, with iPlatform.

PeaPancake

PeaPancake

As technical director for the creative web agency, my focus is delivering elegant solutions that empower the end user.

Definitely not just a flash in the pan.

McDonald's Milkshake - The Great Shake Up

McDonald's Milkshake - The Great Shake Up

Asked by iPlatform to develop the interactive front-end of this Facebook app.

Think you know your friends? Start Shakin'!

Large Cup Lingerie

Large Cup Lingerie

A rebrand & website redesign for the specialists in beautiful, large cup lingerie and bra sized swimwear.

A MODA project.

The Art of Dying

The Art of Dying

Commissioned by Dying Matters to build an online app enabling users to enter a competition to design their own urns.

A PeaPancake project.

Absolute Belize

Absolute Belize

Just launched... A brand new Belizean holiday site.

Fancy a trip to Belize? These are the guys to go see.

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

"PeaPancake were friendly, professional and extremely competent. They managed the project in an efficient and timely manner, took the time to understand our business and our aims for the website, and delivered just what we were looking for, on budget and on time. I highly recommend them."

Sophie Mills, Owner, Absolute Belize

SPEED EuroSeries

SPEED EuroSeries

The SPEED EuroSeries features FIA sports prototype racing and is a key rung on the ladder to Le Mans Series and 24hr racing.

Brand new website for the series.

Baxi Partnership

Baxi Partnership

Design & development of the Baxi Partnership's refreshed online presence. A beacon for mutual and employee ownership.

A PeaPancake project.

Ben and Jerry's Panto Booth

Ben and Jerry's Panto Booth

Another iPlatform collaboration.

Dress up your Facebook pics!

Truphone

Truphone

A website & online brand refresh for the growing VoIP company.

"Make free and low cost international calls, IM friends & more with Truphone".

client testimonial

"James helped us redesign our customer website at Truphone in the spring of 2009, showing great creativity and also grasping the needs of our business quickly. This meant he was able to advise us on design solutions as well as present our existing information in an engaging and interesting way. The end quality of work from James was great and I would recommend him highly."

Jo Patterson, Head of Marketing

Terry's Chocolate Orange - Spin the Segments

Terry's Chocolate Orange - Spin the Segments

Design & development of the interactive front-end of the Terry's Chocolate Orange Facebook game.


Pull the lever & spin the segments for a chace to win Terry's Chocolate Orange Segsations >
(2 week offer, 13th - 27th October)

Petticoats

Petticoats

A new lingerie business.

Corporate identity, website design & development.

A MODA project.

itv.com

ITV.com

Helped launch the new video-centric 'broadband' itv.com.

Lead on all things 'user interface development'.

Heinz Big Eat

Heinz Big Eat

Developed the concept and the game; "can you stomach it"?

Film work around London was done with a pen-cam stuck to my cycle helmet.

ITV Widgets

ITV Widgets

'Widgetizing' the world.

Widget development for Coronation Street and Emmerdale, pushing the catch-up and preview services on itv.com.

Emmerdale Flamin Bionic Bear

Emmerdale Flamin Bionic Bear

Developed the concept based on one of the soap's storylines.

Designed and developed the game. Many thousands tried to save the burning bears.

Nicky Haslam Design

NH Design

A brand new site for Nicky Haslam, one of the worlds most distinguished and prolifically published interior designers.

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

"PeaPancake were able to design a website ideally suited to our needs and budget. The new site looks wonderful and we have had many people comment on how great it looks now. PeaPancake are a charming, professional and efficient team who brilliantly offered us hands on tutorials to extend our staff's knowledge of how the site works and for us to enhance the site's content ourselves. Being a creative industry we obviously needed patient web designers to go back and forth with colours and layouts - thank you for that!"

Flora Connell, personal assistant to Nicky Haslam

Gekko.com

Gekko.com

Web design & rich media development lead.

Helped launch the brand new personalised hotel & restaurant recommendations service.

client testimonial

"I worked with James over a few months on Gekko.com an exciting, large scale internet start-up that recommends relevant spots based on user taste and behavior. James proved to be a very good designer, very capable of combining style with usability. James appeared to have a great sense for usability, targeted at our specific audience.

James also storyboarded, designed and coded Flash components that provided core functionalities within our site; making a boring, but elementary piece of functionality into a great user experience.

Moreover, James is fast, accurate, flexible and a great guy to work with!"

Reinier Weerman, VP Product Development

The Corporation Secretary

The Corporation Secretary

Brand new online business, from corporate identity design right through to development of the website & cloud based client app.

Providing the full Secretarial service for small & large US based corporations & LLCs.

client testimonial

"We cannot say enough in praise of Subtense and we could not be more pleased with the new site. The result was exactly what we were hoping for a compelling design that caught the right balance between visual effect and professional content, and the client area is nothing short of ingenious, despite all the possible alternatives and variables (the "decision tree" is huge) the administrator interface is straight-forward and intuitive."

"In all respects, we were completely satisfied. We recommend Subtense without reservation or qualification."

Roger Wiegley, Founder, The Corportion Secretary

Chopstick Challenge Flash game

Chopstick Challenge

Concept, design & development of the addictive Flash game for AOL's flytrapgames.com.

A PeaPancake project.

Play the game

client testimonial

"James did a great job of concepting, designing & developing this Flash game. Working to a tight budget & tight timelines, James's mix of creative & technical ability resulted in a fun & addictive game.

James comes highly recommended!"

Alex Liaume, EU Product Manager - Shopping, Travel & Games | AOL

Gumtree.com

Gumtree.com

Design & UI development consultancy work.

Opodo City Breaks

Opodo City Breaks

Developed Opodo's immersive interactive microsite, giving 'City Break' revenue a boost.

Opodo Reflections

Opodo Reflections

Architected Opodo's popular year long photo competition.

Sponsored by Nikon

Opodo City Snap

Opodo City Snap

Pair up the flight + hotel : build awareness and sales of Opodo packages.

Simple concept, addictive game.

Harrods

Harrods 'Timeless Luxury' & Harrods 'Way In'

Two microsites for the Knightsbridge department store, showcasing 2 collections from Autumn '07.

Haymarket

Haymarket Publishing

Fresh new look and coding standard for the publishing giant's 60+ B2B sites.

Armstrong Newman International

Armstrong Newman

Development of the specialist recruitment company's online business operations

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

"I am thoroughly delighted with their work and have been impressed with the capability and professional approach of the Peapancake team."

Miles McLeod, Managing Partner, Armstrong Newman International

BareBone Books

BareBone Books

A new site for the new publishing company.

Preorder The Double Happiness Company, by Anne Aylor, now.

"Wonderful writing and a beautiful, unique novel."
Roger Levy, author of Icarus

client testimonial

"After looking at a number of websites to see whom we might contact for our new publishing company, we approached Subtense. We are extremely happy, with not only the look of www.barebonebooks.com, but the ease with which James Wilson (no relation!) and I were able to bring it into being. Not only was James imaginative, informative and able to clearly explain technical points, he followed the brief and brought the project in on time and on budget. We are delighted with the result."

David Wilson, BareBone Books

Red Dolphins

REDDolphins

A major renovation of the company's eCommerce website, including a new design & new business systems.

Ethical and eco-friendly clothing, with 10% of profits donated to Keep a Child Alive & Smile Train.

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

"We've had a very good experience with PeaPancake. From the ground up, our previous eCommerce website was redesigned, rebuilt and integrated into PeaPancake's very powerful and intelligent eCommerce system. We are very pleased with the new look & feel of our online business and the services provided by James and the PeaPancake team are extremely professional.

We would not hesitate to recommend PeaPancake to any business looking for the complete eCommerce offering."

Delphine Jean-Gilles, Director

Look in the diary

Look in the diary

Brand new online service, helping small businesses manage their precious time more efficiently.

From corporate identity design right through to development of client app.

Tasty Canvas

Tasty Canvas

Development of the eCommerce website that launched this exciting new company. Helping new and talented artists achieve commercial exposure early on in their careers.

A PeaPancake project.

short & auite

short & suite

Development of the multi-platform production company's online portfolio.

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

""The brief to PeaPancake was to create a website that worked as a business development tool. We wanted to base our site around an online quote request form that we could use in conjunction with Google Adwords. The site design needed to be both impactful and easy to navigate. PeaPancake came up with some great solutions and turned the project around to meet our extremely tight deadline. Since the site has gone live we have been thrilled with the level of new business leads that it has generated, I could not recommend PeaPancake highly enough."

David Hunstone, Director

Nick James Photography

Nick James Photography

New identity & website for the actors' photographer.

Showcasing Nick's work in a style that befits. Improving client communication through the 'green room'.

client testimonial

"James at Subtense, is first and foremost an artist that has an incredible knowledge of the 'technical side'. He not only gave me a beautifully designed website but a site that runs smoothly and looks quite simply amazing. Also the whole process of having a new website written was something I was dreading and James turned it around and made it quite enjoyable. He is extremely approachable, nothing is too much trouble and he was the only designer I contacted that wanted to arrange a meeting first to talk through ideas. Very Happy, thanks James."

Nick James

Baumodo

Baumodo

A new web presence for the startup business.

Baumodo create unique products by combining art with mixed media and gIass.

client testimonial

"Dear James, thank you for your insight and development of the baumodo website. To be completed with such ease at such short notice was quite amazing. I would certainly recommend Subtense to anyone who wants an easy to update content management system with a fully professional site. We really enjoyed working with you."

Kate Thesis, co-founder

Ioko

Ioko

Development of the rich media elements within Ioko's brand new online presence.

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

"I can't recommend PeaPancake highly enough. They have successfully delivered many time-pressured and high profile projects for me with great dedication, vision and flair. They bring to their work a collective dynamic which results in exemplary web sites and ultimately happy customers. Always willing to go the extra mile to ensure delivery in sometimes insanely tight deadlines, they have never failed to deliver and still manage to keep a sense of humour! That is why I never hesitate to endorse them as a first class team."

Tanya Lidstone, VP User Experience

Clikpic.com

Clikpic

XHTML/CSS/JS template & widget design, enabling photographers and artists to build their own attractive and usable web presence.

client testimonial

"James always delivers excellent, workable designs that look superb and stand up to real world use, all in elegant, standards compliant CSS."

Tom Peer, MD, Clikpic

White Design

White Design

Site redesign & redevelopment for the strategy & branding agency.

client testimonial

"As graphic designers we had clear ideas about the design of our web site, James advised on the functionality and then built our site to our satisfaction. We will certainly consult him about any future web projects."

Malcolm White, Director

ORConsulting

ORConsulting

Design & development of a suite of CMS powered websites for the transatlantic clinical psychologists consultancy.

Bringing their web presence into line with their market leading expertise.

client testimonial

"We chose James as we really liked the way his previous work combined strong visual impact with clarity and simplicity. He impressed us from the first meeting, quickly getting to grips with our business and our brand. During the creative process he brought lots of ideas to the table, helped shape our thinking and when he thought we were going off down the wrong track, he would be absolutely straight with us - something we really valued. It was easy to work with James: nothing was impossible, he was always responsive, and delivered what he said, when he said. In the end, we were so impressed with him and the results, we asked him to re-design our UK and US sites."

Mark Hamlin, Chairman, Organisation Resource Group

SEH Commercial

SEH Commercial

Design and development of the company's new & improved web presence.

Asked by the commercial giant's PR agency to bring SEH Commercial up to date online.

Madigan Cluff

Madigan Cluff

Design and development of the company's web publishing system.

Equipping the start-up with an effective online presence.

hub.tv

hub.tv

A redevelopment of the multi-platform production company's portfolio, Suitably showcasing their rich diverse work.

A PeaPancake project.

client testimonial

"We wanted to break into the corporate video space and attract a different set of clientele. One of the key ways for us to accomplish this was by refreshing our website. PeaPancake nailed our brief and created a great website that works. We consistently get positive comments, leads and new work from the updated site. It has been a huge success and we look forward to working with PeaPancake again in the future."

David Hunstone, Director, Hub

Asset Transfer Unit - Building Community

Asset Transfer Unit - Building Community

Design & development of the video showcase made in conjunction with The Asset Transfer Unit, which offers advice and support to local people and organisations transforming land and buildings into vibrant community spaces.

A PeaPancake project.

John Clark Photography

John Clark Photography

A complete overhaul of John's online business processes and corporate identity.

Giving 'London's leading headshot' photographer the advantage through a cutting edge web application.

RED Publishing

RED Publishing

A new site & online publishing platform for the healthcare education company.

"Creative solutions for healthcare education - fitting the pieces together for our clients".

client testimonial

"I chose James after viewing a website that I thought WOW I want our companies to look like this, thank you for your support and help developing the Red website. This was done quickly and was up and running with no problems, James is always there for support and will solve any issue immediately. I would recommend Subtense to anyone looking for a professional website."

Sarah Jane Wasden, Head of Business Development, Red Publishing Ltd

robinpilcher.co.uk

Robin Pilcher

"Robin Pilcher is popular novelist Rosamunde Pilcher's oldest son, and living proof that talent does run in families..." (Booklist).

A new website for the internationally published author.

client testimonial

"James gave me exactly what I was looking for, a blogging website that could be operated easily by myself without the need for huge technological know-how. And everyone thinks it looks just great so problem solved!"

Robin Pilcher

Peter Jones. Strategic thinking.

Peter Jones

Design and build of Peter's site.

Strategic thinking.

El Tornero

El Tornero

Design and build of this stunning property's site.

client testimonial

"Absolutely everybody comments on how brilliant the website for our lovely Spanish home is. It is definitely the reason why I have been so successful letting out the house and attracting the right people. James was really nice to work with - he talked to me in layman's terms! I could not be more pleased!."

Kirsty Pilcher

Atkinson + Co

Atkinson + co

A new corporate identity and website for the architectural visualisation and photography studio.

The Mill House (UK)

The Mill House (UK)

Approached by the start-up mail order company to design and build their commerce site.

Provided the end-to-end solution, including a bespoke content management system.

Vodafone MTV Game

Vodafone MTV Game

Asked by DSEmotion to develop this Flash game, part of Vodafone Live!'s launch.

DSEmotion Xmas Promo

DSEmotion Xmas Promo

Developed the game for their Xmas promotion.

Santa goes on strike, help Tony and John save Christmas.

Play the game

Lullaby

Lullaby

Promotional Flash site for Sony BMG.

Holmes Place Privilege Card

Holmes Place Privilege Card

Design and production of Holmes Place's Privilege Card, part of the membership pack.

Great Scapes

Great Scapes - Landscape Design & Construction

Online launch for the startup landscaping & construction company.

Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf

Prototype product detailing docklands development.

three d i

three d i

Website and CD-ROM design and development for the specialist architectural visualisation company.

Bosseye

Bosseye

Experimental visualisation model : an example of how property, particularly flats and studios apartments, can be displayed on the web.

Matt Lee

Matt Lee

Matt's portfolio site. A talented young illustrator.

(ge-ril-a)

(ge-ril-a)

Flash site showcasing an interesting and diverse body of work from the architectural design company.

Torcross Hotel Apartments

Torcross Hotel Apartments

A fresh design for an established hotel on the beautiful south Devon coast.

Bristol Harbourside

Bristol Harbourside

Bristol Harbourside Development website - the Regeneration of Canon's Marsh.

Public information and forum.

BMI Healthcare

BMI Healthcare

Multimedia sales tool, photography and After Effects work.